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Archive: Sustainability

09 Oct 2014

True Altruism: Can Humans Change To Save Other Species?

by VERLYN KLINKENBORG
A grim new census of the world’s dwindling wildlife populations should force us to confront a troubling question: Are humans capable of acting in ways that help other species at a cost to themselves? READ MORE

18 Sep 2014

How Norway and Russia Made A Cod Fishery Live and Thrive

by JOHN WALDMAN
The prime cod fishing grounds of North America have been depleted or wiped out by overfishing and poor management. But in Arctic waters, Norway and Russia are working cooperatively to sustain a highly productive — and profitable — cod fishery. READ MORE

15 Sep 2014

How to Make Farm-to-Table A Truly Sustainable Movement

by DIANE TOOMEY
Chef Dan Barber says the farm-to-table movement that he helped build has failed to support sustainable agriculture on a large scale. To do that, he says in a Yale Environment 360 interview, we need a new way of looking at diverse crops and the foods we eat. READ MORE

26 Jun 2014

On Front Lines of Recycling, Turning Food Waste into Biogas

by RACHEL CERNANSKY
An increasing number of sewage treatment plants in the U.S. and Europe are processing food waste in anaerobic biodigesters, keeping more garbage out of landfills, reducing methane emissions, and producing energy to defray their operating costs. READ MORE

24 Jun 2014

Life on the Mississippi: Tale of the Lost River Shrimp

by PAUL GREENBERG
The 20th-century re-engineering of the Mississippi River wreaked havoc on natural systems and devastated once-abundant populations of native river shrimp. Biologist Paul Hartfield has focused his work on studying these creatures, which were known for making one of the world’s great migrations. READ MORE

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30 Sep 2014: Half of the Planet's Animals Lost Since 1970, Report Says

24 Sep 2014: Nations Announce Agreement To End Forest Loss by 2030 at UN Summit

19 Sep 2014: Global Population on Track to Reach 11 Billion by 2100, Researchers Say

17 Sep 2014: Shift to Mass Transit Could Have Major Economic and Climate Benefits

15 Sep 2014: Interview: Making Farm-to-Table A Truly Sustainable Movement

08 Sep 2014: U.S. Dietary Guidelines Would Lead to Rise in Emissions, Study Says

02 Sep 2014: Six Strategies Could End Global Water Stress by 2050, Scientists Say

26 Aug 2014: Meat Production, Especially Beef, Strains Land and Water, Study Says

15 Aug 2014: New Citizen Science Software Aims to Document and Curb Illegal Fishing

24 Jul 2014: Protecting Community Forests Is a Major Tool in Climate Fight, Study Says


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